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Nonstop Grooves With Guest DJ Novalima

On Alt.Latino, the band spins music and discusses mixing electronic beats with Afro-Peruvian folk.

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'I Could Fall In Love': Selena's Legacy, 20 Years Later

It's been 20 years since the "Queen Of Tejano Music" was murdered. Alt.Latino looks at her legacy.

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Kali Uchis is one of Alt.Latino's favorite young artists. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sara Montiel in El último cuplé, in which she sings "Fumando Espero." Producciones Orduña Films hide caption

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Buraka Som Sistema was among the many Latin artists who impressed at this year's SXSW. Goncalo F. Santos/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Vayijel is a Mexican rock band that sings in Tzotzil. Alfio Tommasini/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Wilfrido Vargas, a man of great love-related suffering, is featured on this week's show. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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